Celebrated Pedda Thadiya at manthani. Thadiya means the third day (Tritiya) and the name suggests the vrata or the puja dedicated to Goddess Gauri. On Gowri Thadiya, women observe strict fast. The first and foremost step in Gouri puja is installation of Gauri idol. The Gauri idol made of turmeric is referred as Gauramma.